Blended from the best lots of the 1928 estate vineyards, this iconic small-batch blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petit Verdot is powerful yet smooth.
The aromas of dark cherries, plums and roasted cocoa come leaping out of the glass. This is a big but very suave wine with layers of ripe cherry, berry fruits, white pepper, mint, chocolate, caramel, smoke, and toast. There are loads of ripe, soft tannins, so this wine will certainly age beautifully for a decade or longer, but the temptation to drink it right away may be too much to resist.
Try with smoked meats and charcuterie.
I like the berry and licorice character with walnut and stone undertones. Medium to full body and firm and silky, chewy tannins. Polished finish. A blend of malbec, cabernet sauvignon and petit verdot. Drink now or hold.James Suckling June 2017
Bright dark ruby. Deep, brooding aromas of blackcurrant, boysenberry, licorice, espresso and sweet oak, all lifted by violet and minerals. At once powerful and seamless, with harmonious acidity providing terrific definition and lift to the densely packed flavors of dark berries, flowers, licorice and spices. A more vibrant and penetrating wine than the 2015 Mendoza Malbec, conveying an impression of chalky energy. Finishes long and lively, with firm tannins to support a graceful evolution in bottle.Vinous July 2017
- Varietal Composition:
- 65% Malbec, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot
- Avg Elevation:
- 3400 feet
- Avg Age of Vines:
- 55 years
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